Community & Inclusion

Community & Inclusion



Te-Arai Community Garden Group

New gardeners welcome! Grow organic veggies and herbs, meet neighbours, get some exercise and enjoy the ‘fruits of your labours’. Ours is a communal garden. There are monthly working bees and people pitch in with the ongoing watering and maintenance.

PPCG

 

Where: Alma Road Community House (ARCH), 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Contact: Email tacg-gardeners@yahoogroups.com.au
or ARCH office

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Chess Club

Enjoy a good game of chess! All ages and levels welcome.

PPCG

 

Tuesdays during school term.
School-age players: 6.00pm – 7.30pm.
All ages: 7.30pm – 9.00pm.

Where: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Cost: Fee applies.
Contact: Michael 0425 887 218

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Dads in Distress – Parents Beyond Breakup

Peer support for men going through family breakdown and separation from their children.

PPCG

 

When: Mondays. Call to check meeting dates and times.
Where: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Cost: Gold coin donation.
Contact: 1300 853 437 or parentsbeyondbreakup.com

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Rummytiles Group

Play this traditional board game and share afternoon tea.

PPCG

When: Sundays, 1.30pm – 5.00pm, every two weeks.
Where: Alma Road Community House, 200 Alma Road, St Kilda East.
Cost: $2.00
Contact: Sunny Acreman on (03) 9525 4220 or enquire below.

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Beginners Bridge

Free Bridge Lessons for Beginners or Re-Learners, Directed by Bob King. Six free lessons and two free supervised sessions from Bridge expert Bob King. Partner guaranteed. Gold coin donation for tea, coffee and biscuits

PMNC

Fridays: 1:00pm -4:00pm FREE Tutor: Bob

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Bridge – Supervised

Six free lessons and two free supervised sessions from Bridge expert Bob King. Partner guaranteed.

PMNC

Thur 1.30pm – 4pm $5 per session Tutor: Bob

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Bridge Duplicate 

Duplicate Bridge is held at Port Melbourne Neighbourhood Centre every Wednesday and directed by Bob King. Duplicate Bridge is a competitive game for experienced players resulting in a winner each session. Partner guaranteed. Tea, coffee, biscuits are provided.

PMNC

Fridays: 1:00pm -4:00pm $10 per session Tutor: Bob

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Monday Drop In 

Want to have a day out? Share a meal and maybe a laugh? Have a say in the food you eat and the places you see? Then Monday Drop In is for you! We meet every Monday in South Melbourne for a meal followed by an activity. Monday Drop In is designed for people who have mental health issues, other disabilities, socially isolated and live in local rooming houses or SRS accommodation. We’d love to see you there! Location: Sol Green Community Centre, Corner Montague & Coventry St, South Melbourne.

PMNC

Mon 11.00am-3pm,  $1 Lunch/ $2

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Play Group 

Venue: Sandridge Trugo Club.

PMNC

Thurs 9.30am -11am, Free

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Scrabble 

Want to challenge your brain, refine your word skills and enjoy a fun game with friendly company! Come and join us for a game of Scrabble using Australian Scrabble Players Association National Rules. Scrabble is a great way to keep your mind sharp and a good opportunity to meet new faces. New players always welcome! Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided (BYO Scrabble set if you have one).

PMNC

Wed 2pm – 4.00pm, Gold Coin Donation

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Speaking Out 

Voices of the South Side is an exciting program for people who may be feeling isolated and interested in creative projects. It is a supportive program that connects people up to new networks and activities in the City of Port Phillip. There will be a variety of opportunities for people to explore their creativity, speaking and leadership skills through free courses. The new ‘Speaking out’ Course is a nine week course offered to a small group of people who want to: Feel comfortable speaking in public, Talk off the cuff, Really listen, Feel comfortable in meetings, Improve your communication skills, Get your point across clearly, Handle conflict, Develop self-confidence, Look after yourself and others, Be connected to new social networks, Gain access to a range of other courses and activities

PMNC

Wed 11:30am – 2.00pm, Free

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Women’s Activity Group 

Would you like to meet other women in an interactive environment and supporting social network? Then Women’s Activity Group is for you! WAG is a fortnightly social and recreational program for low-support independent women with mental health issues, who may also have other physical challenges/disabilities.The group is supported by two facilitators and generally involves a social outing, activity, presentation or workshop and there is a dynamic range of activities offered. The group is designed the interests of the participants wherever possible. Transport is provided for those who live in the area.

PMNC

Fridays –  Fortnightly 1-4pm,  $5 per session

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